Paul HigginsVice President of Finance and Administration
American Public Television
Paul Higgins, Vice President of Finance and Administration, is responsible for the organization’s fiscal health including deployment of a financial strategy, metrics tied to the strategy, control systems that preserve APT’s assets, and alignment of financial resources to support strategic objectives. He oversees accounting, annual budget, investments, contracts, treasury, and plays a key role in senior management and the organization’s decision-making.
Previously, Higgins was Chief Financial Officer at Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger, Inc., a non-profit providing access to food for people who are food insecure. He also served as VP of Finance at Politico, a media company focused on news and information related to politics and public policy.
The bulk of Higgins’ career was at WGBH, America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content, where he served in a number of key financial roles for nearly 20 years. Most recently, he was the Managing Director of Production Finance and Operations, reporting to the CFO. Prior to that, he played a leading role in WGBH’s Children’s Programming department.